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Luther Swift Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0279
Legal documents pertaining to Nacogdoches area land transactions make up the bulk of this collection, though there is also some correspondence, an insurance policy for the Swift Bros. livery barn, and a map of land off Bois d'Arc Street.

Dates

  • 1900-1956

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

The son of Ella Teutsch Swift and Tom Swift, Luther Swift, Sr. was born in Nacogdoches County May 13, 1879. Swift married Ethel Leak in 1899, and the couple raised two children--Luther, Jr. and Lance. Luther Swift, Sr. made a living in the cattle and oil businesses. Swift Bros. owned operated a livery barn on North Main Street for a number of years. He died March 29, 1956 and was buried in the Swift Cemetery in Nacogdoches.

Source: "Funeral Today for Luther Swift Sr." 30 March 1956. Daily Sentinel.

Arrangement

This collection is described in 8 folders arranged in 1 small box.
Title
Guide to the Luther Swift Collection
Author
Jenna Smith
Date
2011

Revision Statements

  • 1/21/2012: Reviewed by Kyle Ainsworth

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

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